Parliamentary Election

Iraq to hold parliamentary elections in May 2018

The Iraqi government has decided to hold the parliamentary elections on May 15, 2018, with a condition that parties which have armed wings will not participate in the polls.

Nov 01, 2017, 08:19 AM IST

Emmanuel Macron's alliance on track for huge parliamentary majority: Odoxa poll

The survey projected centrist Macron`s Republic on the Move party and its MoDem ally would win between 430 and 460 seats in the 577-seat lower house.

Jun 16, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Emmanuel Macron's party set for huge majority in parliament - poll

French President Emmanuel Macron`s party is poised to win nearly a third of the vote in the first round of a parliamentary election on Sunday, setting it up to secure a huge majority in a run-off vote a week later, a poll showed on Friday.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Pro-Putin party wins Russian Parliamentary Election

Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a Parliamentary Election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next Presidential Election.

Sep 19, 2016, 09:30 AM IST
Brexit vote sends new shocks through financial markets, political chaos deepens

Brexit vote sends new shocks through financial markets, political chaos deepens

Britain`s decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country`s leaders` attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move. 

Jun 27, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

South Koreans go to polls in Parliamentary Election

South Koreans on Wednesday voted in a Parliamentary Election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye's conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy.

Apr 13, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

Voting begins in Egypt's parliamentary election

Egyptians residing abroad began casting votes on Saturday in the country's first parliamentary election since the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Oct 18, 2015, 00:01 AM IST
Corinthians fans form political party in troubled Brazil

Corinthians fans form political party in troubled Brazil

Corinthians fans have set up their own political party and are aiming to field candidates in Brazil`s next parliamentary elections, the party`s president told Reuters on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

UN says Burundi election was not free, fair or credible

Burundi`s parliamentary election was not free, fair, transparent or credible and violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms were committed, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Jul 03, 2015, 02:51 AM IST

Voters go to polls in Comoros ahead of 2016 presidential race

Voters went to the polls Sunday in the chronically unstable Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros in a parliamentary election seen as a test for former leader Abdallah Sambi, a Muslim populist poised to make a comeback.

Jan 26, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

Premier says Greek future in Europe hangs on election result

Greece`s prime minister warned Tuesday the financially-stricken nation may be forced out of the eurozone if January`s parliamentary election hands hard-left party Syriza power to reverse years of austerity measures.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

New Ukraine Parliament to meet next week

The newly-elected Ukrainian Parliament will meet for the first time next week, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced here on Wednesday.

Nov 19, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

Ukraine Parliamentary election fair: Western observers

Ukraine`s snap parliamentary election was mostly fair, the leading group of Western observers said Monday.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

Swedish PM announces resignation

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced his resignation Sunday night amid disappointing results of his centre-right government in the 2014 parliamentary election.

Sep 15, 2014, 04:40 AM IST

Five key questions on Iraq`s election

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Apr 27, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Key players in Iraq`s election

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Apr 27, 2014, 12:30 PM IST

Sheikh Hasina asks Khaleda Zia to come down to streets

As the faceoff in Bangladesh between the two feuding begums intensified, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia to "come down to the streets" for carrying on her agitation.

Nov 29, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

Israel polls: Netanyahu expected to win third term

Israel`s hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to win a third term with a thumping mandate for his rightwing coalition in general elections amid voter apathy and disarray in centre-left parties.

Jan 22, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

Parliamentary election: Georgia`s president accepts defeat

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has admitted that his party has lost Georgia`s parliamentary election on Tuesday in a live TV show, according to the BBC reports.

Oct 02, 2012, 09:38 AM IST

Cong slams BJP for disrupting Parliament

Hitting out at the BJP for paralysing Parliament, Congress wondered why the opposition members contested elections if they were keen on activism.

Sep 03, 2012, 15:24 PM IST